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I recently attended a Nespresso event which was hosted by Currys. I always get asked the question ‘coffee or tea?’ and of course I always answer ‘tea’! 280 more words

Waterloo Tea

Second Graders turn into Strawberry Plants!

Second graders began the year learning all about plants. One of their big science topics is life cycles, so we’ve spent time learning about the life cycle stages of various flowering plants around our garden. 567 more words

Zarabanda! Deschutes, Spain, and Getting Outside the Box

This past spring, a young home brewer pal of mine messaged me and asked if I’d suggest a recipe for a beer; “the weirder the better”, he said, which piqued my interest immediately. 1,253 more words


What's in Your Air and Fabric Freshener Spray?

The Honest Company recently released a line of Air and Fabric Freshener sprays. The sprays come in the following scents: Lemon-Verbena, Lavender-Vanilla, and Orange-Cypress.

I just received the Lemon-Verbena scent…which is a fresh, uplifting, very tart, lemony scent…a perfect juxtaposition to the cold winter months to come. 67 more words

Natural Home

Pomegranate mint and lemon vebena salad

I rarely have roast beef, Yorkshire pudding with all the trimmings but recently I have been served it twice in a week. Delicious though it is, it totally wipes me out for any other activity than curling up on the sofa and watching some trashy film.   311 more words


Workshop: How to Make Lip Balm

This is our third fall workshop at Anna’s Home and Garden, here in Eldorado. This Saturday, November 1, 10:30 to 11:30 am, Marina “Bee ” Bertelli will show us how to make an emollient lip balm using organic Eldorado beeswax, herbs and oils–including lavender. 67 more words


Herbs of the Zodiac

Aries- Garlic, hemp, marjoram, mustard seed, Angelica root

Taurus- Coltsfoot, dandelion, sage, thyme, patchouli, cedar

Gemini- Caraway seed, lavender, mandrake, vervain , witch hazel, mugwort, wormwood, spearmint… 56 more words

Growing Herbs